Railtex 2017

It has been a few weeks since the whirlwind that was Railtex 2017 and we have only just recovered here in the marketing department! It was a great...

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Maintenance-free and wireless condition monitoring of moving parts

Industry 4.0 means the networking of a wide range of components, equipment and IT systems. Until now, it has been difficult to monitor fast-moving and...

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Data Centre asset management solutions-RFID

In a world filled with technology driven innovation, Data Centres are more crucial than ever to the companies at the forefront of the technological...

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Tracking Jumpers – RFID

A new design of pluggable inter-car jumper cable has been developed by HARTING to carry electrical power, data and control signals. The jumpers use...

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RFID: Taking it back to basics

In this blog we are taking it back to basics with RFID to discover more about the applications where RFID can be used. As well as gaining a better...

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How fast is fast UHF RFID?

One of the main differences between bar codes and RFID solutions is the speed of reading multiple tags as opposed to reading multiple barcodes....

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Automatic Tool Identification

Automating the tool identification process can remove human error, reduce down-time and increase efficiencies. A common issue with traditional tool...

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RFID in the Medical Environment

Mentioning RFID in medicine often conjures images of patients having RFID transponders inserted into a body appendage, where the patient can then be...

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Smart Shapes

A hot topic in RFID – smart shelving can offer a variety of enhancements, savings and improvements to retailers. This introduces an interesting...

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Revolutionising Reading Zones

This blog will introduce a revolution in UHF scanning antennas, giving the ability to design your own UHF RFID antenna field. No longer will the...

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Active Transponders versus Passive Transponders

Both Active and Passive transponders are able to transmit data to a reader – which is the essential function of RFID. This blog explores the...

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Maintenance and Audits – They can be Simple!

Many manufacturing sites ensure critical components are maintained by manually recording checks in maintenance logs, which clearly leaves room for...

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Frequencies – What do they mean for RFID?

There are several different frequency bands available for use in RFID applications. This blog will investigate what they mean, what they affect and...

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UHF RFID – the enabler to Integrated Industry

Having read my previous blogs, you should now understand that all RFID and barcode applications, are meeting the same basic requirement – the transfer...

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RFID vs. Barcodes

In this blog I will be looking at one of the most fundamental of questions - Barcode or RFID? They both offer a similar end result, in effect giving a...

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